Looking for a digital alternative to the manila envelope you use to store important notes, photos, letters, and miscellaneous memorabilia? Catch might be it. The web-app gives people a way to keep track of their thoughts, ideas, and photos online. What makes Catch even better than an overstuffed shoebox or envelope is that it won’t ever get cluttered and it can easily be shared.
Catch is completely free, so you really have no excuse not to try it out. Enter your email address, create a username, and you’re ready to go. Jot down a creative idea or add a reminder to yourself and click save. You can also download the app to use on your mobile phone – assuming all of your most brilliant ideas don’t just come when you’re sitting at a computer. The notes you’ve created can be shared, edited, commented on, or deleted altogether. You can also attach files to notes, making Catch an excellent place to store documents to refer back to later, or save photos to share with friends. Assuming you’ve downloaded the mobile application, you can access any information that’s saved on Catch at any time, from any web-enabled device.
Among the many interesting features on Catch is the web-app’s useful searching mechanism. In less time than you’d spend digging through a file folder looking for an important Post-It, you can sign on to Catch and pull up any file on your mobile phone. Catch makes it possible to sort notes by date, time, display size, or in alphabetical order. You can also search by keyword or find specific notes based on the location you were at when the note was typed into the mobile app. The location-based features and commenting tools are surprisingly helpful when it comes to finding important notes, photos, and documents in a hurry.
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